Dean Anderson: Behavioral Psychology Expert, Certified Personal Trainer
Chris Downie: Goal and Achievement Expert
Sara Hambidge: Physical Therapist
Becky Hand: Registered Dietitian, Licensed Nutritionist, M.Ed.
Tanya Jolliffe: Nutritionist
Jen Mueller: Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Coach
Nicole Nichols: Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer
My favorite healthy snacks:
DEAN: Non-fat yogurt with frozen blueberries
CHRIS: Fresh raspberries (mmm!), smoothies, nuts
SARA: Trail mix, almonds, granola bars
BECKY: My homemade granola
TANYA: Raisins and peanut butter (sometimes mixed together!)
JEN: Yogurt, Luna bars, cottage cheese
NICOLE: Apples with peanut butter, dried fruit and nuts, yogurt with berries
My favorite not-so-healthy indulgence:
DEAN: Adding a little Midnight Moo (Trader Joe’s organic, non-fat chocolate syrup) to my favorite snack
CHRIS: I enjoy chocolate regularly, but in small amounts- and Doritos!
SARA: Anything chocolate! I usually have a little everyday to treat myself and prevent overindulgence.
BECKY: Potato chips or ice cream
TANYA: Chocolate! I work really hard to avoid the daily temptation and try to limit to once or twice a week.
JEN: Desserts—especially soft-serve ice cream a few times a week
NICOLE: Twizzlers--my favorite candy ever!
My top 3 "go-to" meals:
DEAN: Cheerios (or Weetabix) with soy milk; Ezekiel sprouted grain tortilla with cashew butter and banana; soup (1 bag of frozen mixed veggies, frozen cut bell peppers, box of organic veggie broth, parmesan cheese and seasonings)
CHRIS: Salmon (or some other fish) and brown rice; Greek yogurt and fresh fruit for breakfast; whole wheat pasta and tomato sauce with veggies
SARA: Turkey meatballs on whole wheat pasta; grilled chicken and salad; broiled or grilled salmon
BECKY: Nachos (canned, mashed great northern beans + 1/4 cup salsa + 1 chopped tomato + 1/2 chopped green pepper. Spread on plate. Sprinkle with cheese. Microwave until hot and cheese melted. Serve with baked tortillas, glass of low-fat milk, and fruit); SparkPeople's Spinach Feta Personal Pizza recipe
TANYA: Tuna lunch kits, yogurt, and cheese sandwich
JEN: Amy's frozen meals; frozen veggies with salsa in a whole wheat tortilla; black beans and rice
NICOLE: Vegetable stir-fry with brown rice and peanut sauce; Mixed green salad dressed with fresh salsa and avocado; Scrambled egg burrito (whole wheat tortilla spread with refried beans and some cheese, topped with scrambled eggs and fresh salsa)
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